In all Key Stages a range of genres are taught, including fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Along with discrete English units, cross-curricular writing opportunities are used as often as possible. Each genre is taught sequentially following a structure which ensures high quality writing as a result of detailed text analysis, clarity of genre features, teaching and application of grammar and punctuation and key vocabulary.
At Morpeth All Saints we recognise that handwriting is an important skill and children's ability to write fluently for the rest of their lives depends on a good foundation of handwriting from the early years of their education. To ensure each child has a good foundation of handwriting skills we follow the guidance of the National Curriculum, alongside the delivery of The Cambridge University Press PenPals Handwriting Scheme.
Our aims for teaching handwriting are;
As Headteacher of Morpeth All Saints Church of England First School, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our vibrant, caring and happy school. At Morpeth All Saints we strive to enable all children within our care to achieve their very best, fully utilising their God given gifts and talents.Read More of the school welcome page